Listed below are the events that the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership are hosting or planning to attend.
Date and Time
|Spa Gardens open day, Ripon||The Spa Gardens, Ripon||This event is showcasing the beautiful gardens and bandstand in Ripon. Our Rotters will be joined by local horticultural groups such as the Walled Garden, Workhouse Garden, Ripon in Bloom and the Ripon Allotments. Come along for composting hints and tips.|
Dalby Explorer Day (Dalbyology)
|Sun 2nd June, 10.30am - 4pm|
Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, YO18 7LT
A family day out at Dalby Forest with birds of prey displays, stream dipping, paper making, a BBQ and much more.
The Rotters will be providing invaluable composting advice. Novice or expert - we're sure you'll learn something new about composting.
We'll also be making mini-wormaries with the young visitors so come along and see how they magically turn food into compost.
Forest entrance £7 per car, free entry to the event. More information can be found on the Forestry Commission website.
|One day compost bin sale - Craven District||Wed 5th June, 8am - 12pm|
Craven District Council depot, Engine Shed Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UP
In a bid to help people with the move to a subscription-based garden waste service which goes live on the 1st July, Craven District Council in partnership with the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership (YNYWP), are holding three one day sales of compost bins at the bargain price of only £9 (collection only).
The bins need to be pre-ordered and paid for in advance, no cash payments can be taken on the day. To order your compost bin please phone 01609 532512 during working hours. Payment will be taken from a debit or credit card, so have your details ready. A receipt will be issued by email which needs to be printed off and taken, with proof of address, when you collect your compost bin.
Only available to residents of York and North Yorkshire. One subsidised compost bin per household.
|One day compost bin sale - Craven District||Wed 12th June, 8am - 12pm||Craven District Council depot, Engine Shed Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UP ||See above for details|
|North Yorkshire County Show||Sun 16th June, 8am - 4pm||Otterington Hall, between Northallerton and Thirsk|
The Rotters will be on hand to give great advice on reducing your food waste and how to produce great compost for your garden.
For more information about visiting the show visit the County Fair website -www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk.
|One day compost bin sale - Craven District||Wed 19th June, 8am - 12pm||Craven District Council depot, Engine Shed Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UP ||See above for details|
Homegrown Food Festival
|Sun 23rd June, 10am - 4pm||Applegarth Park (behind the High Street), Northallerton.|
Find out from the Rotters how your family can save £50 a month! Free recipe books and gadgets will be on offer as well as inspiring ideas on how to reduce your food waste this year.
Come and see our smoothie bike in action - turning sad, forgotten fruit into tasty smoothies.
For more information see the HomeGrown food festival website - www.homegrownfoodfest.co.uk.
|Summer Garden Party|
Sat and Sun 29-30th June, 1 - 5pm
|RHS Harlow Carr, Crag Ln Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 1QB||The Rotters will be on hand to give handy composting tips. Come along and ask them a question.|